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Mambo Italiano Cafe

1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
+1 360-734-7677
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“fettuccine” (17 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

The atmosphere is cozy and warm ( a little too warm) and waitress was fine, but the food not up to par. The shrimp were so over cooked and tough I couldn't eat them, the chicken dried out, the bread dry and tasteless, and not...More

Thank buttondeb
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Showed up at Mambo with family and huge hunger pains. Dinner was great. Had garden salad, spaghetti carbonara and shared a pepperoni pizza. Food was hot and full of flavour. Service was really friendly. Price was moderate ($90 for 4 people- no alcohol or desert)....More

Thank mikesV787CZ
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

I love downtown Fairhaven and this restaurant is one of the reasons why. It was late on a Wednesday and we were looking for dinner. Italian sounded good so we picked Mambo on a whim. From the warm greeting to the cozy atmosphere, the service...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Stopped in for lunch after touring Western Washington University. Pizza was bland, boring, and below average. My wife added salmon to her salad and it tasted frozen. How hard is it to serve fresh salmon in Washington state? Service was nothing special.

1  Thank Alex Y
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This place is simply amazing. Service, Lara, and all the staff. Food, scampi is the best I've ever had. This is a must for any lover of great authentic Italian food!

Thank herb e
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Had spaghetti and meat balls which were a good size, but they were rather dry. The sauce wasn't very flavorful. The bread basket with butter was good though.

2  Thank Roseventures
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I recently dined with my husband at Mambo Italiano...The food was delicious. the portions are generous...and the food was authentic Italian. do not sit on the Outside patio if you are allergic to,traffic noise....or wait till after 7:00 PM for the Town to calm down....there...More

Thank Arima1951
Reviewed 19 July 2017

They make the best lasagna. Everything is fresh & hot. Our "go to" Italian food stop in Fairhaven. Many great items on their menu & love the fireplace .

Thank Martha1105
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and my children brought me to this little gem for Mothers Day. Despite the fact that we had some neglect from our server initially, we loved the atmosphere and the food was delicious. I also applaud the bartender for well made margaritas. We...More

Thank jennygirl05
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We found this place quite by mistake and were so happy we did. My husband had the Seafood Puttanesca and I had the Portabello Fettuccine and he claims it was the best meal of our trip to Bellingham. Fairhaven is a quaint diversion from the...More

Thank Tanya B
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1 October 2016|
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Response from 577marlene | Reviewed this property |
They have many salads, especially the steak salad. I would think they could make chicken alfredo with veggies, as it's just garlic, butter, cream, parmesan cheese with chicken, veggies. Skip the noodles or serve over rice... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1303 12th St, Bellingham, WA 98225-7105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-7677
Restaurant is located in the Fairhaven district/area. Phone is (360) 734-7677
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